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I'm back home from a solid week of travel on business. The first part of last week was the first-ever STIHL Editors Conference. I've attended countless events like this where manufacturers ply their new wares to the media. I was on the fence about going, but I have to tell you that STIHL was the […]

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Yesterday I was traveling from New Hampshire to Norfolk, Virginia to attend the STIHL editors conference. Amber Kennedy, the PR person representing STIHL, told me there'd be six new magic tools being unveiled. That's got my attention for a brand I've used and respected for over forty years! On the plane from NH to Baltimore, […]

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Happy Tuesday if you're on my side of the International Date Line. I'm sure I'm going to hear about that statement. 😉 A week from today I'll be in Norfolk, VA attending a special editors event for STIHL. I decided to attend only because they have a special announcement about five or six new SECRET […]

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It's Friday morning here in the USA, and it's a magnificent autumn day. I wish I could go out for a hike, but I'm lucky to get some help today from a friend to help finish the HUGE Trex Transcend deck project of mine. I'll be taping a few videos today of stuff you need […]

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My favorite season of the year is creeping into New England. Fall. Crisp mornings, the sky so blue it makes your eyes hurt, lake water that looks like someone dumped millions of gallons of blue dye into it, and of course the tree leaves. I'll be out trying to get some great photos for you […]

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I'm getting ready to leave for church in about 30 minutes and wanted to give you some great information to SAVE YOU MONEY. I just finished writing a column that's going to appear in Newsday, the newspaper many on Long Island, NY get. But you get a SNEAK PEEK at it first. Why? Because I […]

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I did two exciting things in the last few days. First, I did some Fall cleaning of the subscribers to this AsktheBuilder.com newsletter. If you're reading this and seeing it, that means you didn't get put into the rubbish bin (RB). To ensure you get the newsletter when it comes out, it's important for me […]

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Tim Carter here, founder of AsktheBuilder.com. Can you please help me? I just need you to do two simple things. Step One: If you're reading this in a PREVIEW window of some email software, *PLEASE* open this email and read it normally. Don't read it in the Preview mode. Step Two: I need you to […]

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Months ago, I decided that this was going to be the Summer of Fun. I had grandiose plans about working less, spending more time with Kathy kayaking, doing outdoor amateur radio, etc. Instead, it's become the Summer of Deck. I've been working on rebuilding two huge decks at my house as well as completing a […]

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